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Comb Beck

Comb Beck

  • VisitEngland 3 Star Self-catering
  • VisitEngland Cyclists Welcome
  • VisitEngland Walkers Welcome
  • Self-assessed Accessibility Information

Self-catering with 1 unit £395-£595 pupw sleeps 4

VISITENGLAND 3 STAR SELF-CATERING, VISITENGLAND CYCLISTS WELCOME, VISITENGLAND WALKERS WELCOME

1 The Ravine, Seldom Seen,
Thornthwaite,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 5SE

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Contact

017687 78097

Address

1 The Ravine, Seldom Seen,
Thornthwaite,
Keswick,
Cumbria,
CA12 5SE

Details

Comb Beck is a very comfortable old stone cottage, in a truly tranquil setting. Nestled into the lower slopes of Whinlatter Forest, it is situated in the 'Seldom Seen' ravine, on a single track no-through road.

Comb Beck has gas-fired central heating throughout.

The living room has a wood-burning stove set into the original sandstone alcove. There are 2 two seater sofas, coffee tables, and a television with DVD/CD player. There is a cupboard containing a selection of games, including Jenga and Scrabble. The bookcase has reading material related to the local area. The living room has windows at either end.

The fully fitted kitchen incorporates a Belfast sink with slate worktops, fully integrated electric oven and hob, fridge with freezer compartment, and a washing/drying machine. There is also a microwave, toaster and kettle, and a radio. The slate floor has underfloor heating, and there are views towards Skiddaw and Whinlatter Forest.

The toilet and bathroom have slate floors with underfloor heating. The bathroom suite is white, with a thermostatically controlled shower over the bath, and glass shower screen.

There is a heated porch with a coir matting floor, hooks for hanging coats, and a shoe rack for boots.

There are two bedrooms; a double and a twin.

The double bedroom has a double bed, and bedside tables with lamps. The sliding sash window has views towards the forest.

The twin bedroom has twin beds, with bedside shelves and lights. The sliding sash window has views over the garden, beck and forest.

The stairs and bedrooms have the original wooden panelled latch doors.

Comb Beck has a terraced garden, which leads down to the beck.

The garden has a lockable shed suitable for bicycle storage.

The cottage has private off-street parking for one vehicle. Additional parking is available in the village.

There are superb walks and/or cycles, which can be started from the cottage door, to the forest and fells beyond.

Red squirrels and deer may be spotted in the garden, or in the forest beyond.

The cottage and garden have views of Whinlatter Forest and Skiddaw.

Facilities

  • Visa/Mastercard/Switch acceptedVisa/Mastercard/Switch accepted
  • FreezerFreezer
  • Microwave cookerMicrowave cooker
  • DVD playerDVD player
  • CD playerCD player
  • Dogs/pets accepted by arrangementDogs/pets accepted by arrangement
  • Linen providedLinen provided
  • Cots availableCots available
  • Central heatingCentral heating
  • Real log/coal firesReal log/coal fires
  • High chairs availableHigh chairs available
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Private parkingPrivate parking
  • Washing machineWashing machine
  • GardenGarden
  • RadioRadio
  • TelevisionTelevision
  • Ironing facilitiesIroning facilities

Located at the foot of Whinlatter forest. Haven for walkers or cyclists or simply lovers of stunning scenery. Whinlatter visitor centre accessible by foot or bicycle with Osprey viewing, mapped out walks, trails and centre facilities such as cafe and shop. Bassenthwaite lake also accessible by foot and cycle. Fells such as Grizedale Pike, Barrow and Causey Pike also accessible by foot and cycle. Children welcome from any age.

Location

Directions

Plan route to Comb Beck using TransportDirect.infoPlan route using TransportDirect.info

Map reference: NY 221251  Lat: 54.61503 Long: -3.20776

By car take the Thornthwaite turning off the A66. Turn up hill in Thornthwaite opposite church. Pass gallery and continue up hill. Comb Beck is one of the cottages on your left. By bus Thornthwaite is on X5 route.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • Parking for Single unit properties:
    • YesParking space provided
    • YesWithin 50 metres approx. of entrance

Bed/ Bathrooms

  • YesBedroom furniture can be re-arranged if requested by guest

Entrance

  • YesSteps to the main entrance:
    • 5
      Number of steps to entrance
  • YesEntrance is well lit

Reviews

    Family with Young Children Haydn Brameld
    Mayals, United Kingdom
    22 April 2014
    Rated as 5 out of 5

    “Peaceful and pleasant.”

    Ideal situation with lovely views and peaceful surroundings. Nothing to fault except that we could have done with an extra week! Will be booking again for the Autumn.

    Reply from Comb Beck

    at 23/04/2014 15:01:26

    We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay in Comb Beck cottage. Thank you for taking the time to write this review for us. We look forward to seeing you again in the Autumn!

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